Hans Erni

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Hans Erni
Hans Erni (1967) by Erling Mandelmann.jpg
Born (1909-02-21) February 21, 1909 (age 106)
Lucerne, Switzerland
Occupation Painter and sculptor

Hans Erni (born February 21, 1909) is a Swiss painter, designer and sculptor. Born in Lucerne, he is known in particular for illustrating postage stamps, activism, lithographs for the Swiss Red Cross, and participation on the Olympic Committee. The Hans Erni Museum, situated in the grounds of the Swiss Museum of Transport in Lucerne, contains a large collection of artwork. He celebrated his 100th birthday in 2009. His sister, Maria Strebi-Erni (January 14, 1907 – January 29, 2014), died at the age of 107.[1]

Circus Knie fountain located in the Duftrosengarten in Rapperswil
April 2010


  • Ramuz, C.F. Histoire du soldat, illustrée de lithographies originales par Hans Erni. Lausanne: André et Pierre Gonin, [1960]. 326 copies signed by author and artist. 73 black-and-white lithographs within the text and 2 on the wrappers. 100 pages + 2 leaves. A livre d'artiste printed on Arches paper and housed in a vellum and board folder and matching slipcase.


  1. ^ "Maria Strebi-Erni, Luzern (1907 - 2014)". Traueranzeigen. January 2014. Retrieved 2014-02-19. 

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